σατράπης

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From Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 ‎(xšaçapāvā, protector of the province), from 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 ‎(xšaça-, realm, province) and *pāvā ‎(protector), from verbal root √pā ‎(to protect).

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σατράπης ‎(satrápēs) (genitive σατράπου); m, first declension

  1. a satrap, title of a Persian viceroy or governor of a province
  2. In general, of any governor or lord

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